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Wall insulation offered to Erewash residents

Residents of an area in Derbyshire will be able to receive cavity wall insulation at a highly-subsidised price. Thermal insulation in the loft space will also be provided to private households under the project, which has been initiated by Erewash Borough Council. The Warmstreets Insulation Scheme... More >

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Heating insulation 'stops pipes bursting'

Heating insulation ought to be fitted on water pipes over winter time to reduce the likelihood of the plumbing freezing. This is according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Federal Emergency Management Agency (Fema), which also recommended ensuring that all occupants of the... More >

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E.ON to provide solid wall insulation in Derby

Solid wall insulation and cavity wall insulation are some of the energy efficiency upgrades to be provided to thousands of Derby homeowners. E.ON has joined forces with the city council for this scheme, which will see 2,200 properties in the areas of Alvaston, Allenton, Austin, Old Sinfin, Cowsley... More >

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Pompeii under floor heating on display

Roman-era under floor heating is one of the 2,000-year-old technologies visitors to a new display in Paris will be able to see. Further relics include appliances that warm or cool down water as part of one of the first ever boilers and these have been installed in a reconstructed Pompeii... More >

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Heating insulation 'prevents water damage'

Britons may wish to examine the heating insulation for boilers and tanks in their roof space, following advice from the AA. Following the poor weather in the country due to Hurricane Katia, summer storms and the anticipated cold winter, the insurance company said this thermal insulation device... More >

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VAT 'should be cut on wall insulation'

The government should cut VAT for all energy efficiency measures fitted under the Green Deal, which may include drywall insulation and underfloor heating insulation. This is according to uSwitch.com, which has announced its support for the measure, echoing sentiments made in a joint statement by... More >

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Under floor heating in Bristol council houses

Under floor heating and good levels of thermal insulation have resulted in a new social housing development in Bristol achieving level four of the Code for Sustainable Homes. Located in Lawrence Weston, the 12 domiciles were constructed with financial assistance from the Homes and Communities... More >

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Under floor heating 'good in bathrooms'

Under floor heating is a good method of regulating the temperature of bathrooms, one expert has said. It is "warm and controllable" and works well alongside "good quality towel rails" that are spacious enough to hold many of these accessories, Sara Corker of Surrey-based firm... More >

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Housing provider announces energy efficiency trial

Greenfields Community Housing is trialling ten different energy-saving technologies - which may include wall insulation or under floor heating - to discover how to reduce its residents' fuel bills. This test will take 12 months to complete as organisers wish to discover the differences the... More >

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Bridgend homes 'are highly sustaianble'

Under floor heating and high levels of thermal insulation are some of the energy-efficient technologies utilised in a new structure in Bridgend. Holbrook Construction built the 31 homes and flats on behalf of the Hendre Group to reach level four of the Code for Sustainable Homes. Furthermore, two... More >

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Brits 'use heating over summer'

Households in Britain might use under floor heating and other methods of keeping their house warm over summer, research from energy supplier npower predicted. In the last 30 years, the average temperature of a dwelling in the UK has risen by nearly six degrees C to 17.9 degrees, indicating that... More >

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Landlord fined for 'unsafe home'

A landlord has been fined due to a lack of thermal insulation, inadequate heating devices such as under floor heating, missing wall plaster and other issues that made his property uninhabitable. Pendle Council served Mario De-Santis an improvement notice under the 2004 Housing Act, which he failed... More >

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Ancient Roman under floor heating discovered

Roman-era under floor heating has been discovered by archaeologists excavating the ruins of a fort in Tebay, Westmorland. It is believed this could have heated a bathhouse at the site, the Westmorland Gazette reports. Further objects recovered from the structure, which may have controlled movement... More >

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